Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

July 2019


Seeing it is believing it: Wisconsin tech growth is tangible

Some people in Wisconsin assume the rest of the country knows all it needs to know about us. That’s a faulty assumption, especially in an era when competing for talent knows no borders.

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People win when collaboration leverages Wisconsin research assets

Today, UW–Madison professor Skala and Medical College of Wisconsin professor Carroll are co-investigators on a project with the promise of helping millions of people who are blind or otherwise visually impaired.

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State economy should grow through 2020, but wild cards in deck

The U.S. economy set a record July 1 for the most consecutive months without a recession — 121, to be precise — a streak that began in mid-2009 as the financial crisis underlying the Great Recession hit bottom.

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Wisconsin early stage investment trends: Bigger deals, more outside money

In texting slang, “OPM” is short for “Other People’s Money.” When it comes to early stage investing in Wisconsin these days, it can also serve as an acronym for “Other People’s Money Matters.”

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Dane County growth helps communities well beyond its borders

If there’s a tangible sign of confidence in the opening of Exact Sciences Discovery Campus on Madison’s West Side, it’s the fact that a nearby parking ramp with spaces for 970 employees at any one time is also ready to go.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.



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